Shri Ganesh Chalisa | श्री गणेश चालिसा (Lyrics, Meaning & Benefits)

Shri Ganesh Chalisa

Shri Ganesh Chalisa is a poem of 40 verses (“chalis” is the Hindi word for the number forty) used to worship the Hindu Elephant God, Lord Ganesh. It was composed by Sundardas, a devotee of Lord Rama, while residing in the hermitage of Sage Durvasa.
Shri Ganesh Chalisa can be sung in many many different tunes. Here we list 7 versions of the Ganesh Chalisa sung by popular singers in 7 unique and yet melodious tunes. So, sing along in reverence to the God of all beginnings, Lord Ganesh.
Shri Ganesh Chalisa Lyrics in English, Shri Ganesh Chalisa Lyrics in Hindi and Meaning of Shri Ganesh Chalisa in Summary can be found at the bottom of this page.

Shri Ganesh Chalisa Lyrics in English

Jai Ganpati Sadguna Sadan,
Kavivar Badan Kripaal,
Vighna Haran Mangal Karan,
Jai Jai Girijalal

Jai Jai Jai Ganpati Ganaraju,
Mangal Bharana Karana Shubha Kaju,
Jai Gajbadan Sadan Sukhdata,
Vishva Vinayaka Buddhi Vidhata

VakraTunda Shuchi Shunda Suhavana,
Tilaka Tripunda bhaal Man Bhaavan,
Raajata Mani Muktana ura maala,
Swarna Mukuta Shira Nayana Vishala

Pustak Paani Kuthaar Trishulam,
Modaka Bhoga Sugandhit Phulam,
Sundara Piitaambar Tana Saajit,
Charana Paduka Muni Man Rajit

Dhani Shiva Suvan Shadanana Bhrata,
Gaurii Lalan Vishva-Vikhyata,
Riddhi Siddhi Tav Chanvar Sudhare,
Mooshaka Vaahan Sohat Dvare

Kahaun Janma Shubh Katha Tumhari,
Ati Shuchi Paavan Mangalkaarii,
Ek Samay Giriraaj Kumarii,
Putra Hetu Tapa Kiinhaa Bharii

Bhayo Yagya Jaba Poorana Anupaa,
Taba Pahunchyo Tuma Dhari Dvija Rupa,
Atithi Jaani Kay Gaurii Sukharii,
Bahu Vidhi Sevaa Karii Tumharii

Ati Prasanna Hvai Tum Vara Dinha,
Maatu Putra Hit Jo Tap Kinha,
Milhii Putra Tuhi, Buddhi Vishaala,
Binaa Garbha Dhaarana Yahi Kaala

Gananayaka Guna Gyan Nidhana,
Pujita Pratham Roop Bhagavana,
Asa Kehi Antardhyana Roop Hvai,
Palana Par Balak Svaroop Hvai

BaniShishuRudanJabahiTum Thana,
Lakhi Mukh Sukh Nahin Gauri Samaanaa,
Sakal Magan Sukha Mangal Gaavahin,
Nabha Te Suran Suman Varshavahin

Shambhu Uma Bahudan Lutavahin,
Sura Munijana Suta Dekhan Aavahin,
Lakhi Ati Anand Mangal Saja,
Dekhan Bhii Aaye Shani Raja

Nija Avaguna Gani Shani Man Maahiin,
Baalak Dekhan Chaahat Naahiin,
Girijaa Kachhu Man Bheda Badhayo,
Utsava Mora Na Shani Tuhi Bhayo

Kahana Lage Shani Man Sakuchai,
Kaa Karihau Shishu Mohi Dikhayi,
Nahin Vishvasa Uma Ura Bhayauu,
Shani Son Balak Dekhan Kahyau

Padatahin Shani Drigakona Prakasha,
Baalak Sira Udi Gayo Aakasha,
Girajaa Girii Vikala Hvai Dharani,
So Dukha Dashaa Gayo Nahin Varani

Haahaakaara Machyo Kailaashaa,
Shani Kiinhon Lakhi Suta Ko Naashaa,
Turat Garuda Chadhi Vishnu Sidhaye,
Kaati Chakra So GajaShira Laye

Baalak Ke Dhada Uupar Dhaarayo,
Praana Mantra Padhi Shankar Daarayo,
Naama’Ganesha’ShambhuTabaKiinhe,
Pratham Poojya Buddhi Nidhi Vara Diinhe

Buddhi Pariksha Jab Shiva Kinha,
Prithvi Kar Pradakshina Linha,
Chale Shadanana Bharami Bhulai,
Rache Baithi Tum Buddhi Upai

Charana Maatu-Pitu Ke Dhara Linhen,
Tinake Saat Pradakshina Kinhen
Dhani Ganesha Kahi Shiva Hiye Harashyo,
Nabha Te Suran Suman Bahu Barse

Tumharii Mahima Buddhi Badaai,
Shesha Sahasa Mukha Sake Na Gaai,
Main Mati Heen Maliina Dukhaarii,
Karahun Kaun Vidhi Vinaya Tumhaarii

Bhajata ‘Raamsundara’ Prabhudasa,
Jaga Prayaaga Kakraa Durvasa,
Ab Prabhu Daya Deena Par Kejai,
Apnii Bhakti Shakti Kuchha Dejai

ll Dohaa ll

Shri Ganesha Yeh Chaalisa, Paatha Karre Dhara Dhyaan l
Nita Nav Mangala Graha Base, Lahe Jagat Sanmaana ll
Sambandh Apna Sahasra Dash, Rishi panchamii dinesha l
Poorana Chaalisaa Bhayo, Mangala Moorti Ganesha ll

Shri Ganesh Chalisa in Hindi

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Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Anup Jalota

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Anuradha Paudwal

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Asha Bhosle

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Shankar Mahadevan

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Spiritual Mantra

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Gaurav Bangia

Shri Ganesh Chalisa by Channel Divya

Summary of Shri Ganesh Chalisa

The Ganesh Chalisa begins by praising Lord Ganesh for his wisdom, his appearance, his weaponry and his legend of being the Remover of obstacles and the God of success. It then recounts specific stories from the history of Lord Ganesh. First, it speaks of Lord Ganesh’s birth emerging from a battle with the Mahadev, Lord Shiva, himself. Then it recounts the display of wisdom by Lord Ganesh when he was asked to compete with his brother Kartikeya in a race around the world.

The Ganesh Chalisa then concludes by speaking of how the recital of the 40 verse poem with sincere devotion towards Lord Ganesh can remove all obstacles from the path of his devotees and help them realize the aspirations that they are in pursuit of in life.

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